Undergraduate & honours qualifications

Diploma in Explosives Management

Qualification code: 98222
NQF level: 6
Total credits: 360
SAQA ID: 101120
APS/AS: 17
The College has replaced MND2601 + MND2602 with MNG2601 + MNG2602 and replaced MND3701 + MND3702 with MNG3701 + MNG3702. Students that have passed MND2601, MND2602, MND3701 and MND3702 in this qualification, will retain the credit and will not be required to complete MNG2601, MNG2602, MNG3701 and MNG3702 Students should note that during the course of their studies they would be required to have access to a computer, printer and the internet.
Purpose statement:
A person acquiring this qualification will be able to apply explosives technologies, apply quality management and safety systems in a cost-effective explosives production environment. A person with this qualification is able to supervise people in manufacturing, apply principles of quality control and quality assurance, act as team leader and manage changes in the organisation. This qualification will contribute to the full development of the learner within explosive material manufacturing fraternity by providing recognition, further mobility and transportability within the chemical and related manufacturing fields. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this qualification are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the progression and economic growth within the manufacturing fraternity. This qualification will allow a person to advance to learning such as B Tech: Explosives Management, NQF 7 or related qualifications.
This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

Who can register?

  • Applicants may only register once they have received confirmation from Unisa that their application for admission has been accepted. Unisa reserves the right to not process and / or to cancel your registration if it is found that you were incorrectly admitted to a qualification. Admission to the alternative qualification is not automatic. It will depend on whether you comply with admission requirements and if space is available.
  • Re-registering students may register for the 2021 academic year once the registration period opens.

Please note:
Should you wish to start a new qualification, please apply online for the alternative qualification during the prescribed application period.

How to choose your modules

Each Unisa qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of NQF level credits within a certain amount of time in order to graduate.

You may not register for more than the allowed maximum number of credits / modules per academic year and / or semester:

  • For the 2021 academic year, you must register for your semester 1 and 2 modules by 12 March 2021. There will be no semester 2 registration period. No exceptions or registration extensions will be permitted.
  • The maximum number of credits that will be allowed is 120 credits.

The maximum number of credits do not include supplementary and / or aegrotat examinations from a previous semester. Modules taken for non-degree / non-diploma purposes also count towards the maximum number of credits allowed.

You must take your available time into consideration when choosing your modules, as this will impact your academic performance. You need approximately

  • 6 to 8 hours per week for semester modules.
  • 4 to 6 hours per week for year modules.

Click here for more information on managing your studies.

Curriculum for this qualification

As you are deciding on the modules you will be registering for, remember to write down the module names and codes so that you have something that you can refer to when completing your registration.

First level

Second level

Third level